Tuesday, March 04, 2014

"Thomas Merton: Memories of a Brother Monk"


Fr. John Eudes Bamberger, OCSO is a Trappist abbot at Genesee NY. He has just posted an article (11 page typescript), "Thomas Merton: Memories of a Brother Monk." As a psychiatrist he sheds considerable light on Merton's absent father and his affair with a Louisville nurse. But he rescues Merton by describing his true devotion to his abbot of 20 years, Dom James.

[Hat tip to Sir A.S.]


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